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Translation of the Sydney Swallow Questionnaire and Validation of the German Version

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
Translation of a validated questionnaire (SSQ) from english to german and validation of the german version. The SSQ consists of 17 well-structured questions for the assessment and quantification of patient reported difficulties in swallowing function. The tool is specifically designed to evaluate important aspects of swallowing function The questions cover the symptoms related to combinations of variables like the anatomic region, type of dysfunction, and the consistency of swallowed bolus.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Dysphagia Procedure: Questionnaire

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sydney Swallow Questionnaire: Translation of a Questionnaire Relating to the Function of Swallowing and Validation of the German Version
Study Start Date : May 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2013

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients able to understand and fill out the german translation of the questionnaire [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Establishment of a questionnaire in german to determine patients' swallowing functions.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients suffering from Dysphagia for at least half a year

Inclusion criteria: - patients with diagnosed dysphagia "of any causes"

  • sufficient proficiency in german
  • voluntary participation

Exclusion criteria: - insufficient knowledge of the german language

  • cognitive limitations
  • reduced general state of health

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01965964

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University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
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Principal Investigator: Joerg E Bohlender, MD University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology

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Responsible Party: University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01965964     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BJ_05_07_2011
First Posted: October 18, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015
Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
Dysphagia, Swallowing functions, Questionnaire in German
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases